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Sleeper (Bird’s Egg)

Joseph Ingleby

Sleeper (Bird’s Egg)

Joseph Ingleby

Reference

SAS0101_002

Year

2014

Dimensions (cm)

Height: 33
Length: 94
Depth: 34

Materials

Steel

Suitable Locations for the Work

  • Indoors
  • Floor-based
  • Freestanding

Background, history, commissioner of the work

Sculpture made as part of ongoing creative practice in the studio. Exhibited in ‘Converge 2016’, Visual Arts Scotland; Royal Scottish Academies, Edinburgh, 2016.

Thematic/contextual information

Abstract organic sculpture for interior display. Exploring natural forms in an industrial material, a sleeping head or skull is suggested, delicately combining with the presence and fragility of a bird's egg shell, expressing birth and death in a singular and united cycle.

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